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East Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We were extremely surprised by how great this resort is. The spaciousness and amenities in the unit were first class with an incredible water view. We enjoyed watching the eagles from the wide expanse of living room windows. The room is very lovely and comfortable with fireplace, plenty of seating and open to the large gourmet kitchen. Our unit also... More 

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1 Thank GretaTravels2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014 via mobile

From the second of pulling into the courtyard, the staff was extremely friendly and willing to help from loading our luggage to answering any questions we had. The grounds were kept up like nowhere else I have ever stayed. From the ground floor up to our extremely spacious and breathtakingly beautiful condo the upkeep was admiral. Oh by the way,... More 

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Chagrin Falls, Ohio, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

I surprised my husband with a stay at LeBear as a gift for his 40th birthday and I can honestly say it was the most incredible weekend trip we've ever had. The resort was gorgeous, the staff exceptional and the views - AH-mazing. (Unfortunately, I think I'm now completely spoiled.) Every detail was attended to - including a "sweet" surprise... More 

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3 Thank Susanne S
Rochester, Michigan
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

LeBear is truly in a class of it's own. It is an incredible vacation experience. It boasts of beachfront, pools, sauna, hot tub, steam showers, game room, workout room and much more. Just one visit and we were hooked.

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3 Thank Jeanne L
Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

You may not think that being in Glen Arbor can get any better, that is until you stay at LeBear. We were SO happy with the incredible condo for the week; well worth the splurge. It was like a home away from home, except better....stainless high-end kitchen, warm wood floors and beautiful lighting throughout, walk-in steam shower...I could go on... More 

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1 Thank cherrylife11
Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012

LeBear enjoys a perfect location, a short walk to the heart of the commercial area with shops, restaurants and everything the city of Glen Arbor Michigan has to offer and also with perfect location on a gorgeous beach of pristine Lake Michigan with beautiful views of the Manitou islands and Bear Dunes National Park. Tons of nearby outdoor recreation. Meticulously... More 

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Deerfield, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

LeBear offers the most luxurious accomodations and guest services in the most beautiful spot in America - Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. I've captured the most dazzling sunset pictures from our porch overlooking Lake Michigan each of the 3 times we've stayed here. Lots to do in the area - boating, wineries, biking, hiking. Can't wait to return!

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3 Thank David H
Traverse City, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2010

This is the nicest resort I have ever stayed in. Better than a Four Seasons or Ritz Carlton!! Very luxurious, large (2,200-2,500sf) condos directly on Lake Michigan with both an indoor and outdoor pool!! - both heated. Bonfires on the beach, a fantastic restaurant attached and you can walk to the downtown which includes a great grocery store. Cook in... More 

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4 Thank TCTravel85
chicago
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2008

LeBear Resort is nestled in the center of Sleeping Bear Bay in Northern Michigan. This luxury residential resort is the perfect place to RELAX, with first class amenities. Everything was great, from the concierge to the bellman to the breathtaking views of the legendary Manitou Islands. LeBear is located in the small town of Glen Arbor which has great small... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
LeBear Resort is a luxury residential club/resort located directly on the beach of Lake Michigan. LeBear has 14 3 bedroom 2 1/2 bath condominiums with private decks that overlook Lake Michigan. Complimentary housekeeping and concierge service available to all guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about LeBear Residential Resort

Address: 5705 S Lake St, PO Box 70, Glen Arbor, MI 49636-5102
Location: United States > Michigan > Leelanau County > Glen Arbor
Number of rooms: 14
Also Known As:
LeBear Residential Resort Michigan/Glen Arbor
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